“These amounts cover the states of Baja California, Sonora, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León and Tamaulipas, and will be applicable within the 20-kilometer border strip and in the territory between the parallel lines of more than 20 kilometers and up to 45 kilometers. to the international dividing line with the United States,” Treasury explained.
In addition, the states of Campeche, Chiapas and Tabasco (border area with Guatemala) are also included.
This morning, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador mentioned this rectification, since over the weekend he said that “it was generalized and it was not taken into account that there is a decrease in fuel prices at the border.”
He explained that “the problem has already been solved”, that there is enough supply.
He said that over the weekend there was a decree, one of those made every Friday, and “although this subsidy is being allocated so that the price of gasoline does not increase, it helps people a lot.”
He stressed the importance of helping Mexicans who have dual nationality and also Americans, who are “neighbors and who are arriving at the border to load Mexico because gasoline is much cheaper in Mexico than in the United States, it is an act of solidarity also to them”, he sentenced.
On Sunday, the Treasury announced that it will keep the price of gasoline stable in the border region, this after warning on Saturday that there was a fuel shortage in some areas of the border with the United States.
In a statement, the agency had said that despite the fact that, in recent days, “the international price of gasoline has increased due to the conflict in Eastern Europe,” the Mexican government “is committed to maintaining the price of stable gasoline throughout the Mexican territory, including the border region.
With information from EFE